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196. Spicy Ginger Dipping


Spicy sweety soury acrid ginger chutney fills my everyday snack time. This multi flavored chutney can be a great dipping and side dish for a meal.

Take equal proportions of ginger, jaggery, tamarind, red chillies.

Soak tamarind, break jaggery in small pieces and grind all 4 ingredients into a semi solid mixture.

Take a hollow pan, add oil. Once the oil is heated up, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and curry leaves. Then add the grinded mixture. Be careful while adding the mixture as it splatters. Add salt for taste.

Once added, keep frying the mixture in oil with constant stirring. The color of the mixture changes to light brown to dark brown losing its raw scent.

Then the Ginger Chutney/Dipping is ready to serve.

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194. Hawaii – 5th Day & Shopping


Wonderful shopping bliss for unique and one of a kind collectables. I could not resist myself, explored every market place and had the best one’s in my cart. Prices seem high but never forgot about the bargain market for affordable prices.

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The best hand carved Manaia pendents……

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Best pearls from Na Hoku…….

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Superb bargain market…….best beauty fairing for affordable prices…

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Loved these beautiful coral jewelry………

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The bestest creative art I ever seen…….awesome petal garlands…….

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193. Hawaii – 4th Day


What to say about the Polynesian Cultural Center, it is one fantabulous attraction of Hawaii.Had living experience on 4th day @ Wonderful Polynesian Cultural Center with 7 Polynesian cultures, lifestyles and traditions. Blending with island natives in their actual world was amazing.

Spent entire day in this lovely place but never ended up feeling bored. Each hour kept going interesting meeting native Polynesians, learning their unique culture.

Enjoy my pics you guys…….

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“HA: Breath of Life” is truly breath taking show in the end of the day and feels as perfect dessert after delicious island dinner.

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192. Hawaii – 3rd Day


This post winds up the 3rd day which is our anniversary in Hawaii. Started the day early with excitement for the special day. As planned started to visit the pearl harbor/US Arizona memorial and it was very touching.

As the time was nearing to reach Hawaiian evening, I was super thrilled for Ali’i Kai Catamaran cruise dinner. Fun filled sunset cruise journey with delicious island flavors was never forgettable. It is something that I’d like to remember about the day for ever.

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191. Hawaii – 2nd Day


Whirled around grand island on second day, learning its beauty and wonders. Explored the wondrous Oahu island from the lavish green mountains to the crystal clear blue waters across the rich & fertile central plain. Astounding island has variety of diversities which makes you feel never forgetting it.

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The gigantic Diamond head view is one beautiful spectacle. This volcano symbol is worldwide recognition of Hawaii. Both clicks from different view points and day.

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Beautiful view of nuuanu pali lookout has great history of hawaiian battle.

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North Shore surfing beaches were so full with competitors for International Surfing Competition which made us stay for very short period.

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A monk of Hindu temple, Hawaii owns his part time snack stall. He was so kind to give us free lays.

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Waimea bay and Hanauma bay’s had great sights.

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A classic view with a twist! We can see the water blow out of a little cave in the rocks. This is one of amazing thing on hanauma bay.

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Enjoyed the great view of Chinaman’s hat.

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Huge and beautiful Laii temple(mormon temple) believed to protect hawaii.

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Exploring pineapple fields was so wonderful. That was the first time I saw the pineapple plants. Yummy and juicy pineapples made our day.

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I was so surprised to explore dole plantations. Its so big and beautiful with fresh scent of pineapples.

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Enjoyed the awesome waikane tropical views.

(Clicks by me and Darpan and Edited by me)

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190. Hawaii – 1st Day


One of the beautiful places on earth is Hawaii islands. The natural beauty of the islands can mesmerizes anyone. I feel so fortunate to visit such an alluring place on earth.

To celebrate our first wedding anniversary on December 2011, my husband took me to Honolulu (capital city of hawaii). The stay in city for 5 days was so new and refreshing.

First day, we just explored around the hotel we stayed and just relaxed. It was so nice to meet the hawaiian people. They are so kind and welcoming. The weather of the city is magical which makes you impossible to forecast. We carried umbrella all the time with us. As we stayed in 16th floor, I had a great time experiencing pacific ocean’s tidal wind. We just felt so heavenly on first day.

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188. Kickstart Vibes you Feel


It was an awesome time on rockies where I forgot myself and started dancing, responding to nature and music. You never know what triggers or inspires you. But when those vibes touch, one will realise the preciousness of the time and respond to it. It just as I said happened to me and my friends on rocky mountains.

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 (Clicks by Divakar Vutukuri and Anand Giridhar

Edited by me)

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187.After Earth


A beautiful movie showing father and son’s trust on each other while haunted by a past tragedy. Before going to this movie, read lots of negative reviews but had to watch Will Smith andJaden Smith sharing the same screen and I never regretted spending 1 hour 40 min in theater. Loved the action and performances of son and father. Excellent graphic work, appreciate the efforts of graphic team.. Loved the emotions between son and father carried throughout the movie. Though the movie did not reach to usual expectations of Night Shyamalan’s masterpieces, liked overall drama.

Lastly the movies is not for adults who are used to super unpredictable action series. But as a family and specially for kids After Earth is a good time pass.

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185. Colorful Colorado – Part 1


“Colorado” the state of beauty. I traveled to this place without prior knowledge of what when where it is, which i think made my journey more beautiful. As I was going more it became interesting with exciting scenic nature.

All the way I crossed California, Nevada, Utah and then reached Colorado. All 4 states have its own beauty, crossing all is like a making motion pictures with drastic nature variation dramatically as in national geographic documentaries. Living in bioluminescent waves of California, crossing bashing vibes of Nevada, gazing into enormous mountains which seems God made monuments of Utah, entering abstract and colorful Colorado is quite amazing.

Few clicks of my ongoing journey to Colorado….

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